The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 82 54 82
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +28
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 7 45 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.72% 3.84% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 4.69% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 36 12
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £37,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
User Stories
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
821 959 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.99% 81.76% 80.57%
Number of salaries quoted 727 801 745
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -25 4 £42,500 - 1
Luton -2 2 £42,000 -11.57% 1
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Use Case
3 8 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) UML
4 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 6 (37.50%) Change Management
6 5 (31.25%) System Testing
6 5 (31.25%) SaaS
7 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) Change Control
7 4 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
7 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (18.75%) DSDM
9 2 (12.50%) C#
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) ISEB
9 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
9 2 (12.50%) Degree

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 16 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Use Case
3 8 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) UML
4 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Project Management
5 6 (37.50%) Change Management
5 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (31.25%) System Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 4 (25.00%) Change Control
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (25.00%) Requirements Management
7 4 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) DSDM
9 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CBAP
2 1 (6.25%) AAT
2 1 (6.25%) HND
2 1 (6.25%) ACCA
2 1 (6.25%) CIPFA
2 1 (6.25%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Wall Street Systems
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago